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Peninsula Speech and Debate Team Takes Home Honors

The team took home numerous awards at the Fall League Individual Event Tournament held in Culver City last month.

The Palos Verdes Peninsula High School speech and debate team brought back numerous awards last month after attending the Fall League Individual Event Tournament held in Culver City.

The tournamnet featured every high school in the South Bay, including Peninsula, and according to principal Mitzi Cress, the students did "phenomenally well."

During the tournament, Peninsula was awarded two sweepstakes awards in addition the the multiple other honors. 

Awards include:

FIRST PLACE- PENINSULA
Overall Sweepstakes in Interpretation Events

SECOND PLACE - PENINSULA
Overall Sweepstakes in Original Events

FIRST PLACE - HUMOROUS INTERPRETATION
Claire Crossman

FIRST PLACE (TIE), THIRD PLACE - DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION
Natalie Edelstein and Maika Koehl
Claire Crossman (Third Place)

SECOND PLACE (TIE) - ORIGINAL ADVOCACY
Zohair Lalani and Viveka Krishnaswamy

SECOND PLACE (TIE) - IMPROMPTU
Austin Pak and Daniel Foltz

SECOND PLACE - DUAL INTERPRETATION
Cher Su and Jamie Park

SECOND & THIRD PLACE - EXTEMP
Rachel Enders (Second) and Daniel Foltz (Third)

THIRD PLACE - THEMATIC INTERPRETATION
Alexis Sears

EXCELLENCE IN THEMATIC INTERPRETATION
Juliette Mandal

EXCELLENCE IN EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING
Patrick Schluper and Neil Ettington

EXCELLENCE IN DRAMATIC INTERPRETATION
Laura Griffin Colin Aslau

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